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Russia: the rise of imported cement

11 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has launched a case against stevedoring companies and ports in the Rostov region for refusing the transfer of shipments from Turkey over the past few months, against a backdrop of increasing imports into parts of the country. The Russian competition watchdog initiated the case following a series of complaints against SK "Blue Wave", LLC " Don port", OAO " Rostov port ", OAO "Sailor" for refusing to handle Turkish deliveries since July o...

Construction of new Eskisehir plant begins, Turkey

10 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Kupeliler AS has started the construction of an integrated cement plant in the northwestern Turkish province of Eskisehir. The facility will have the capacity to produce 1.5Mta and 2Mta of clinker and cement, respectively, once operations begin in 2015, Dunya daily news reported. Kupeliler is financing the project with own funds, the company's board chairman Hasan Kupeli, told the news portal.

Adana Cement awarded Dupont Safety Performance Improvement award

09 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Adana Cement, a Turkish company with production facilities across the Mediterranean region and Cyprus, has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 based on its impressive achievements in improving safety performance, according to DuPont. A key element in the Adana’s efforts to ensure a safe work environment has been its ongoing commitment to improving occupational health and safety standards in line with international best practices, DuPont said in a s...

Batisoke secures loan for sustainable energy generation, Turkey

07 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer Batisoke Cimento Sanayii has secured a EUR10m loan from local lender Akbank under the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's  (EBRD) facility to promote energy efficiency. The 7.5 year loan will be provided by Akbank under the Euro Turkey Mid-Size Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (MidSEFF) of the EBRD, Batisoke said in a bourse filing. The EBRD aims to support Turkish private-sector borrowers with this facility to implement mid-size renewable en...

Baticim new mill put into operation, Turkey

26 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Baticim Bati Anadolu Cimento Sanayii has put its new vertical raw mill for finish cement into operation. The mill has a capacity of 380tph, Baticim said in a bourse filing.

Limak awards KHD contract for 3500tpd line, Turkey

25 September 2013, Published under Cement News

The LIMAK Bati Group has placed an order with KHD Humboldt Wedag for a new 3500tpd line at its Trakya cement plant, near the town of Pinarhisar, in the Thracian region of Turkey. The KHD contract includes engineering, equipment supply, and supervision of erection and commissioning, including on-site training. The new kiln line will be erected near the existing 1850tpd line, which will also be upgraded by KHD in the beginning of 2014. The core components of KHD’s new line are: • four...

Turkey: Cimsa Cimento's 1H13 net profit gains

23 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Cimsa Cimento has seen a big rise in its 1H13 profits on the back of increased investment and higher sales. Consolidated net profit grew to TRY218m (US$110m) from TRY49m a year earlier. The first-half performance was mainly driven by income from investment activities of TRY143m compared to just TRY 9m a year earlier. First-half domestic sales rose 22 per cent to TRY 334m, while sales abroad were up nine per cent to TRY 135m, Cimsa Cimento said. Operating profit increased to TRY...

Limak Group places order for seven Gebr Pfeiffer VRMs

19 July 2013, Published under Cement News

The Limak Cement Group of Turkey has ordered seven mills, three raw mills, three cement mills and one coal mill, from Gebr Pfeiffer SE to upgrade its Pinarhisar, Ankara und Balikesir works in Turkey. The seven new vertical roller mills are intended to replace existing ball mills. At the Pinarhisar works an MPS 4000 B vertical roller mill will be used for grinding 250tph of cement raw material to a product fineness of <12 per cent R on 90µm at an installed power of 2000kW. Due to the high mo...

Oyak inks second cogeneration deal with Shanghai Triumph Energy Conservation Engineering

11 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Shanghai Triumph Energy Conservation Engineering Co, has inked a deal with Oyak Group, Turkey, for a cogeneration project for its Bolu Cimento subsidiary. The deal follows the Aslan Cimento cogeneration project signed by the two companies on March 1. The signing of the two projects not only marks the beginning of Shanghai Triumph-Oyak cooperation, but also boosts  China National Building Materials Group Corporation's efforts for further development in the Turkish market. Located in...

Loesche to supply six VRMs to Medcem plant, Turkey

11 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Loesche has been awarded the contract to supply six vertical roller mills to Medcem Madencilik’s new cement plant currently under construction in Turkey. Medcem is building Turkey's largest cement plant which will have a capacity of 10,000tpd. The new cement works (situated at Silifke in the south of Turkey, approximately 100km west of Mersin), will be equipped with the following Loesche mills: • Two vertical roller mills type LM 56.6 for the grinding of cement raw material with a produc...